Connor Gallagher fluffed his traces badly, caressing the ball into the palms of the goalkeeper.© AFP
Chelsea midfielder Connor Gallagher is determined to show his value after having fun with a breakthrough season on mortgage with Crystal Palace final season. Nonetheless, the younger midfielder endured a recreation to neglect towards Charlotte FC after getting an tried Panenka penalty all mistaken. In consequence, Chelsea suffered a shock defeat towards the Main League Soccer facet at Financial institution of America Stadium on Thursday. Gallagher fluffed his traces badly, caressing the ball into the palms of the goalkeeper.
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Chelsea had taken the lead by means of winger Christian Pulisic within the thirtieth minute.
Nonetheless, Daniel Rios restore parity from the spot within the 92nd minute to take the sport to penalties.
Charlotte transformed all 5 of their spot kicks as Gallagher’s missed spot kick gave them a 5-3 win over the Blues on penalties.
England worldwide Raheem Sterling, signed this month to a five-year contract for a charge reported to be 50 million kilos ($59 million) after profitable 4 Premier League titles with Manchester Metropolis, got here on within the second half.
He practically bagged his first objective for Chelsea within the 84th minute, however his left-footed blast was turned away.
Chelsea had began their pre-season tour with a slim 2-1 win over Mexican facet Membership America.
Chelsea will now tackle fellow Premier League facet Arsenal of their subsequent match on Sunday, July 24, which shall be their penultimate recreation of the pre-season.
Chelsea will get their Premier League marketing campaign underway with a visit to the Merseyside to face Everton on August 6.
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